A Family Psychology Practice providing Expert, Developmentally – Appropriate Care, that is Individualized, Mindful and Effective.

Meet The Specialists

Mia Menassa, MSc., M.A.

Mia Menassa, MSc., M.A. has Masters degrees in both Child and Adolescent Mental Health from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate with a Concentration in Couples and Family Therapy. Mia has worked with multiple populations, including children, adolescents, young adults, couples, and families. She has experience serving in school, pediatric psychiatric hospital, and refugee camp populations. This wide background has fostered Mia’s competence in working with individuals of different ages and situations.

By building a collaborative therapeutic relationship, Mia aims to support clients across the lifespan in navigating depression, anxiety, autism, post-traumatic stress, and related issues. With couples and families, she seeks to promote communication, emotion regulation skills, and conflict resolution. Mia also provides psychoeducation and support to parents via consultation sessions, including counsel in navigating childhood problems and improving parenting effectiveness. In all of her work, she uses evidence-based approaches, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and emotion-focused therapy.

Mia works alongside clients and families to help them flourish, by focusing on their strengths and cultivating hope and self-worth, as they navigate challenging behavioral, emotional, or relational issues. She understands the value of language in expressing oneself, and she is able to provide therapy in French and Arabic. A travel enthusiast, Mia loves exploring new places with friends, spending time with family, and playing with her dog.